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Mar 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
stopped using them and has never seen anderson again. under cross-examination, giambi says he described the cream as steroid like and undetectable. last up, former giant marvin bernard says he started taking steroids in mexico. drugs intended for animals. he says when he got to spring training anderson gave him injectable deca and a cream in the clear. bernard said anderson described the clear and the clear as steroids that could not be detected. >> the government thinking that's going to help them establish the fact that the players knew what they were taking or at least asked those type of questions. >> reporter: other former major leaguers waiting to testify and barry bonds trial, benito santiago and bobby estiega. >>> before the baseball players took the stand was former giant's trainer. cosy said that starting in 1999, bonds developed acne on his back and shoulder and had gained 10 to 15 pounds and became more muscular. >>> the prosecution's primary witness broussard is expected to continue his testimony. the case had been suspended because of the illness of a juror. >>> ktvu's sal
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
as soon as we get it. >>> top u.s. nuclear officials say it could take days even weeks to get japan's nuclear plant contained. officials have tried to use even water cannons. this is an animated model that shows what could happen to the plume of radiation from that damaged japanese reactor. federal officials say this does not pose a danger but here on the coast, scientists are keeping a watchful eye on that plume. as more people head out of japan into the united states, passengers are coming under new scrutiny as security agents begin screening for radiation. >>> meanwhile, president obama has been trying to reassure americans that we are safe. they don't expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the west coast or any other part of the united states. >> further more the centers of disease control do not recommend the people of the united states take precautionary measures beyond staying informed. >> the president also promised to keep americans up to date on the crisis in japan. >>> the california department of public health today joined with all of the others who were saying that
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
? makes us nervous. >> reporter: the neighbor gave us a scrap of newspaper, despite the date on the paper it wasn't there last week. you can see this crater here is a reminder to everybody here in the neighborhood. live in vacaville, kristen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> after spending 21 years behind bars for murder, he was wrongfully convicted. in 1991 he was convicted of shooting a man during a drug deal. last week the judge ruled evidence that had been destroyed was needed to ensure a fair trial and the judge had no choice but to order his release. supporters have been gathered waiting for his release. an inmate signed a confession saying he was not involved in the murder. >>> slammed twice with heavy rain and flooding last week. ktvu's janine has more on this story. >> reporter: it's surreal down here. you can see there is garbage and debris every wear on the sidewalk. look over here. more debris. soaked carpet and wood. they are just trying to pull out of this. >> reporter: everywhere you look there are people cleaning. instead of shopping, there are workers. >> people walking by, offer
FOX
Mar 8, 2011 5:00pm PST
/3 of the voters would have to increase the tax increase for the measure to pass. many residents told us they would cap it. >> the amount of students and the amount of cost is out of wack. >> reporter: last night the oakland city council approved placing a property measure on the ballot this year. but are voters willing to pay more taxes? >> we're seeing a mood change among voters now saying, okay, we're willing to raise our taxes but what are you going to do to cut your expenses? what are you going to do to get pensions under control? >>> alameda school district officials say if measure a loses, teacher lay offs and class size increases would soon follow. the polls close at 8:00. reporting live in alameda, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and there are two other special elections in the bay area today. both involving parcel taxes, the brisbane school district wants to add a special property tax of not more than $150,000 a year to hire a teacher's aid and music and art teacher. >>> we have stunning surveillance video to show you. san jose police released this video to us late today. it shows the
FOX
Mar 7, 2011 5:00pm PST
that the personal trainer provided them with performance- enhancement drugs and instructions how to use them. the judge ruled against defense attorneys who said they should not be allowed to testify saying since anderson is not testifying he cannot corrupt anything. >>> governor brown has spent the last few weeks meeting with lawmakers in an effort to get them on board. he wants republicans to agree to put tax extensions on the june ballot to help balance the state's $26.6 billion budget shortfall. the plan includes $12 billion in spending cuts. if the governor gets his way, funding would be redirected to schools, firing police services. today's findings of the 18 agencies were -- agencies were. >>> gas prices continue to go up and a lot of people wonder if they could hit $5. in the past two weeks, gas prices have jumped 34 cents a gal be. one solution the white house is considering is trying to tap into oil preserves. but they say that could prompt the middle east to keep gas prices high. that's what happened in the year 2000 when president clinton used some of the gas reserves. >> 2000 rel
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
us on the phone. can you tell me what happened here? >> well, there's a lot to it and i'll try to give you the brief version. we had several big riggs that initially got involved in this accident and followed by about 30 plus cars. and obviously one fatality unfortunately. i do believe that it was a contribute -- i do believe weather was a contributing factor. we've had to close the eastbound lanes as well just to give the tow trucks and the emergency personnel to the accident. >> how long before everything gets cleaned up. i imagine it's going to take some time before 80 is reopened. >> it will take quite a while. i wish i could give you an accurate estimate right now and i can't do that. but i can tell you this. eastbound traffic it's got some severe delays as well. so anybody coming up here they might want to think about coming up tomorrow morning instead. i expect this to be cleaned up by tomorrow morning. but you know, it creates a problem. we get the accident, we have to not only ensure that everybody who is injured gets treated but we also have to clean up all the damage
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the plant boundary there was still no threat to health. also this afternoon the head of the u.s. nuclear agency said all the cooling water was gone raising the risk of fire, spewing radiation sky ward. he made a rare public speech. >> i am deply concerned that the current nuclear power plant situation is critical. >> reporter: people continue to stream out, even beyond the evacuation zone. ultimately what may happen is what you see in this graphic of the three mile island melt down. >> there was no melt through of the vessel, even though there was core that bottom. >> it's going to take days or weeks before we know. >> the u.s. department of energy specialisterize now in japan. and berkeley-nuclear engineer are installing a radiation detector on campus although they insist there is no radiation problem here. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the earthquake damaged the nuclear reactors in japan is raising eyes about california's nuclear reactors. ktvu's mike mibach is in san francisco with what he learned. >> reporter: right here outside of pg&e headquarters, one of the power plants.
FOX
Feb 28, 2011 5:00pm PST
and the neighborhood, collecting evidence. police will talk to us in the next half hour to tell us exactly what happened at that shooting coming up at 6:00. reporting live from san mateo, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police need more information in a mission district shooting that left a 27-year-old man with life threatening wounds. the injured man was found sitting in a car on alabama street near cesar chavez street around 10:30 last night. the shooting suspects escaped in another vehicle. when we called police, they have no new information about the suspects or the vehicle description. investigators say they believe the shooting is gang related. >>> the coroner identified the man shot and killed saturday night. he is aldo hernandez. police officers found him dead sitting in the driver's seat of a parked car near dakota and 23rd street. police have not arrested anyone in connection with this case. investigators are urging anyone with information to give them a call. >>> in oakland, community members are organizing a week of action to protest a controversial gang injunction. the injun
FOX
Mar 4, 2011 5:00pm PST
of officers. >> it makes it difficult for us to conduct the investigation if i have to watch the tv to find out what is happening with my police department. >> reporter: three drug cases have already been dismissed because of this case. >>> now to developing news from oakland tonight where right now a group of people is gathered in front of city hall. ktvu's paul chamber social security live -- paul chambers is live on the scene. >> reporter: they want to put pressure on the city attorney and put pressure on city council members to stop the gang injunctions. let's take a look at some video we saw today. they started the march at a high school. when they got to international, 14th avenue that's when they said they were blocking an interception. now city officials say the nortenos are one of the most violent gangs. the nortenos were gang in half of the shootings in the fruitvale areas are and responsible for high level crimes. that's why the city attorney says he needs to have these gang injunctions placed to make these gang members are not hanging out together. and the group critical resist
FOX
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm PST
street peace and love, you can't get rid of us that's just the way it is. >> reporter: residents say they feel too intimidated walking through this group. one woman said she has been followed. but others say that the homeless people here are harmless. >> i've been unemployed for two years so i can understand the people sitting and lying because a lot of them have nowhere to go. >> we've had drugs here, we've had people looking for drugs. whatever. >> well i'm not going to mars or jupiter or something, i have to be some where. >> reporter: police expect to become enforcing sit and lie later this month. >>> the guardian angels plan to return to san francisco district in a couple of hours this comes after the angels patrolled the streets in the mission this past weekend following two weeks of violence. police say the spike in crime there is due to a war between two rival gangs. the guardian angels plan to walk in the neighborhood tonight from 7:00 until midnight and throughout the weekend. >>> a capitol hill today, members of congress faced off in an emotional hearing about american mus
FOX
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the first incident in december shows significance police officers, madrid, rok android used a master key to open the door and the officers forced the as opposed to give permission for the search after the fact. the second occurred in january, the public defenders say officer yick covered the camera when officer zok and cane forced their way into the home. the officers lied about it and in one case on the stand. san francisco police say internal affairs is already digging into the case. >> we have the information and we will do an investigation to see what happened. >> reporter: but the public defenders say that's not enough. they are calling for an outside investigation. >> this is clearly not an isolated problem. this was just chance that we were able to get the videotape for two incidents that occurred a month apart. >> now in just the last minute one of the photographers up there at that news conference with the former chief says there is an investigation and this is a quote "that officers have to play by the rules" we will have more coming up at six. we are live in san
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
students who were found with guns are in berkeley police custody. the principal told us he has to recommend them to be expelled. live in berkeley, sal castaneda, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a highway patrol officer was injured today when his patrol car crashed into a hayward home during a pursuit. check this out, investigators say the suspect rammed his dodge sedan into a car sending it crashing into the porch of college park drive and mahogany street. the officer says the suspect was driving more than 100-miles- an-hour and refused to pull over. he was finally caught after the crash and a short man hunt. >> the suspect did flee the scene on foot and was shortly apprehended by police. at this point i don't believe the suspect did sustain any injury. >>> the officer and the patrol car that crashed suffered a minor head injury. no one inside the house was hurt. >>> they came face to face then one was locked up. barry bonds looked on as his former trainer was sent behind bars for refusing to testify. david stevenson is live in san francisco where his trial is about to begin. >> reporter: federal
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm PDT
will show us how they are dealing with the new snow. we have continuing storm watch coverage during this newscast and on our website. you can track this next storm as it moves in with live radar from storm tracker 2. just go to ktvu.com. >>> providing dramatic testimony today in the barry bonds' trial. >> reporter: prosecutors today called their first witness to testify that he actually had firsthand knowledge of barry bonds using steroids. for the first time since a bitter breakup in 2003, barry bonds came face-to-face with a childhood friend who testified against him in court today. steve hoeskins taped the giants trainer in the locker room so he could prove to bonds' father bonds was taking steroids, that he was worried about barry's health. the recording is hard to hear as anderson talks about cysts forming if steroids are injected in the same spot. listen and read it now. >> reporter: he testified he saw anderson leave bonds' bedroom during spring training 2000 with a syringe and assumed anderson had injected bonds with steroids and he said in 1999 he ordered him to search the
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
been mulined. help is -- marooned. help is arriving by boat. u.s. troops loaded helicopters with supplies and headed out to some of the hardest hit areas. meanwhile, all was quiet as crews searched the wreckage, looking for any sign of people reported missing and feared dead. crews are navigating piles of rubbles and finding bodies. they are also looking for any survivors. >> reporter: the concern centering on the nuclear complex is intensifying. a third hydrogen explosion in three days rocked the reactor. coming up, john fowler will explain the threat of a melt down. >>> janet is in tokyo right now and filed this report about what things are like there, beginning that train station. >> tokyo station, one of the main areas. as you could imagine, transportation here in the tokyo area has been chaotic. you can see right here there are lots of people moving back and forth and they posted a sign warning some of the trains have been stopped due to the earthquake. >> it's been problematic. >> reporter: a main concern in japan is power. with the destruction to the power lines, the
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
used steroids. each pros smoke detectorrive juror filled out a 6 a, 65 - -- out a 60 to 65-page questionnaire. bonds' fame and notoriety loomed large in the croom. one accounting associate told the judge, i would be reluctant to render a judgment against a great athlete like mr. bonds. others said bad experience serving on charter flights means she couldn't be fair to him, said one flight attendant. >> jury selection is not do you know anything about the case, it's can you be fair even though you know about the case? >> i would say most of all people who were gonna feel comfortable following the instructions to pay attention only to the evidence that that he hear. >> reporter: opening -- that they here. >> reporter: opening statements begin tomorrow. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> back in 2003, bonds testified before a federal grand jury. in 2007, his final deson, bonds set the -- final season, bonds set the home run record. and then later that year, he was brought on obstruction of justice charges and then after motions, appeals, barry bonds' trial is continuing today
FOX
Mar 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
on friday night. >> we had a contractor come in last night who gave us just a rough estimate of $50,000 to $60,000. >> reporter: today the capitola city council held an emergency meeting where kelly clay born went through a list of what these been through the last 48 hours. >> we are in the process of trying to go into the sheetrock and everything like that. and the third thing i want to ask is to ask for your help. >> reporter: the city council admits the city's resources were overwhelmed by the water, and were there in the process of trying to repair a culvert when the a second round of storms came in friday. now they are in the process of declaring the city a disaster area. >> we're asking for assistance from fema and federal money. >> reporter: but for some is, it's already too late. scott stines says his business will not be able to reopen here. >> we are essentially out of business. we're moving our stuff out today. i can tell you with almost 100% certainty we will not return to the city of capitola. >> reporter: just about 20 minutes ago, i spoke with the chief of police
FOX
Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, water, and milk. >> using radioactivity as a label to see how the particles disintegrated in our environment. this is a unique opportunity to do that. >> reporter: experts say there is no health risk. by tracking the isotopes now, they say they will be better prepared if there is a major release later. >> in japan today, new radiation tests near the nuclear power plant show a much greater level of contamination and the plant's owners are issuing an apology. >> we want to apologize from the bottom of our hearts for the fact that the effects of this serious accident have spread to the atmosphere, waterways, farm products, and drinking water. >> sea water outside the plant contains the highest levels of contamination since the crisis began. it's more than three times the legal limit of radioactive iodine. >> we need to be vigilant and we have to make further efforts. >> unlikely to build up significantly in fish. meanwhile, many japanese citizens have moved away from that contaminated reactor. today the emperor and empress visited tokyo. they asked the agency if japanese citizens sh
FOX
Mar 3, 2011 5:00pm PST
us the case was dropped pending further investigation. but it is the first sign of legal fall out after yesterday's release of video in two other illegal drug busts. six plain clothes police officers enter two apartments and cover up a camera lens prior to entering one room. >> the officers involved in this particular case have been given an administrative assignment. nonpublic conduct assignment during the investigation. >> reporter: the man who was police chief at the time of the incident, district attorney george gascon will lead the investigation. >> i do think it's a conflict of interest. however i have spoken to the district attorney and he's assured me that he will conduct an independent investigation. >>> coming up at 6:00, a former san francisco police chief gives us his read on what the officers actions on these surveillance tapes mean for the future of the department. for now we're reporting live from san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> when the challenge to california ban to same-sex marriage goes to court it will go before a new judge. we learned
FOX
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm PST
was recovered february 4th. the california justice department used fingerprints to confirm the identity of rodriguez. >>> camela harris asked the circuit of appeals to allow gay couples to get married during the appeal of proposition eight. the appeals court is considering a ruling by judge von walker to propose proposition eight unconstitutional. the appeals court decided to allow proposition eight to remain in effect during the appeals process. harris wants the court to reverse its ruling and allow gay marriages during the appeals process. >>> prop eight supporters worked quick to criticize the move of save california.com issued a statement that said quote, camela harris is demonstrating she doesn't believe our land is a republic or democracy. a republic because she has rejected our written constitution and violated her solemn oath to defend california's laws. a democracy because she's trying to sabotage the people's vote. >>> baseball's reigning home run king today entered a not guilty plea. david stevenson is live tonight. >> reporter: bay reur bonds came to this federal courthouse
FOX
Mar 6, 2011 5:00pm PST
and there will be temporary solutions that will get us over it. >> reporter: along term solution may require taxes of some sort to go up in the three caltrain counties. jim vargas. >> some carpool lanes in the south bay could open to solo drivers, that is if they are willing to pay a fee. cal trans and the santa clara vta will hold hearings tomorrow on a plan to let drivers pay a toll to use the hov lanes. the plan to convert the express lanes will be discussed at the vta building tomorrow from 4:30 to 6:30 ins evening president evening. >> today's weather led to a series of accidents including a crash on the eastern approach to the bay bridge. we told you about a big rig that jackknifed. it happened a little offer eight just west of first street in san francisco. it blocked three lanes of traffic heading to the lower deck until just before noon. talk act a major headache. they had to remove the truck and had to clean up diesel fuel that spill from the truck. nobody was injured. >>> late last night in contra costa the roads contributed to a crash that killed a woman from fremont. the chp said the 22-yea
FOX
Mar 9, 2011 5:00pm PST
the cornner and it doesn't look like it used to. terrible. >> one road remains closed and more construction crews than neighbors. memorials remind of the eight lives lost. the district attorney is starting to review pg&e documents to see if laws were broken. >> it is a collaborative effort to find out if there was wrong doing in that horrible event. >> reporter: about an hour from now a vigil is to start. we will be here and bring that to you live. reporting live, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> another look at how the landscape changed in that neighborhood. this picture was recorded by google earth before the explosion. the next picture was taken in the days afterwards. you can see all the houses are gone. we have another image. this came from that same site today. you can see signs of recovery but the blast site is clearly visible. >>> two years ago the u.s. stock market hit a low. since then stocks rebounded. although today the dow and naz dag were down slightly. >> rude oil prices dropped slightly but still over $100 a barrel. the dow closed at 12,213. naz dag fell 14 points to
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's a global problem. >> potassium io done is iodine is to protect the thyroid. today, u.s. surgeon general, regina benjamin was in the bay area. she told ktvu people living here in the u.s. don't need to worry about nuclear fallout, but was careful not to dismiss people's concerns. >> you can't blame people for wanting to be concerned. i'm not sure that there's a level of need right now and certainly the health officers are monitoring and certainly alert the public if there's ever a real threat. >> despite the reassurances from health experts, manufactures of the supplements say they are seeing a surge in demand and many of the stores that sell ki are out of stock. some people say they are just not worried. >> i don't think people should panic about it. be cautious and listen around and get good information. >> reporter: now some potassium iodine supplements have been selling for a high price online. we saw 14 pills available for $500. normally these pills go for about $10 a pill. there is quite a markup going on because of the high demand. live in san mateo, sal castaneda, ktvu news.
FOX
Mar 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
behind me, this shed used to be long-standing. the √°et has moved up an inch, excuse me a foot. you can see it's gone that high up. there's a lot of space inbetween. all of this dirt began up there. the damage is unbelievable. heavy rains over the last few days has caused mud slides here in san pablo. >> you can hear the earth dropping. >> the retaining wall at this home is destroyed. >> the damages are way beyond the house value. >> reporter: huge chunks of the walkers yard has been washed away. the children can no longer play in their swing set because it is now teetering on the edge. and at their neighbor's home. >> my husband and i moved here in 1972 and we've never ever ever experienced anything of this magnitude. >> reporter: 10 years ago, barbara scott's husband built this deck. now it's in jeopardy of collapsing. >> and this deck is teetering. this deck is very, very danger of, i feel it's in danger at falling at any time. i am not comfortable with this at all. >> it was like a wave coming down. >> reporter: eloise lives behind scott. and now all the falling soil is falling on
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm PST
early this morning watching the waves and documenting the damage. one spectator showed us the video of this wave that overtook the boats. >> it was pretty intense. >> reporter: throughout the day the fast moving water continued to rush in and out of the harbor with each surge there was more damage. we watched one yacht get filled with water. >> there was a walk way that went all the way up to the challenge channel and there were boats on both sides. so probably about 40 boats. >> reporter: the dock surrounding it was destroyed. she escaped just in time. >> i heard them yell to get off the boat, i jumped off and the pier broke between my feet and i jumped to the other side. >> reporter: this appears to be a dock that broke apart and remains floating here. elsewhere along the dock, we've seen people continue and start to do some of the repair work and assess some of the damage out here. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> let's go to robert handa, where by some estimates there could be millions of the dollars of damage to those boats. >> reporter: that's right gasia, we're at the
FOX
Mar 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >>> it's not just 880 that is backed up. ktvu's sal castaneda is in the traffic center to tell us which areas to avoid. how bad is it out there? >> reporter: it is not good at all. john just showed the 880 picture northbound. some people think, not a problem i'll get on 580. but i want to show you 580, it is a mess because there's flooding. a lot of people getting on 580, that is very slow. as you cross the bridge, san francisco northbound 101 is backed up from near silver avenue to the lower deck of the bay bridge. we are just getting this into the newsroom. that the ace train has stopped running because of a mud slide that came on the track. so train service has been stopped because of a mud slide. they do have a bus bridge set up. but the train is not running and we'll get you more information on that as it develops. now let's go back to the studio. >>> now back to the hardest hit areas today, the north bay. today's storm brought more than 2-inches of rain there. mike mibach now live. you saw flooding and a small landslide. >> reporter: even a sewage spill, there was so much rain out
FOX
Mar 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
coverage starts right now. this is kutv channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> b.a.r.t. is using buss for shuttle passengers between the pleasant hill and pittsburg-bay point station. kutv's john sasaki has been talking to bart officials will the problem and the solution. john. >> reporter: heather, we're standing outside the concord b.a.r.t. station and look up there and you can see what is still a twisted mess. almost nine hours after this train derailed. although we just learned that crane is too small for this job, so i so a bigger one must be brought in. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. a san francisco-bound b.a.r.t. train derailed at 9:20 this morning giving 65 passengers a major scare. >> an earthquake, like a bomb. you know what i'm saying? it was scare yes. >> i have ridden b.a.r.t. all my life and something like this has never happened. a little scary. >> reporter: the ten-car train left the concord station, heading to pleasant hill. at the switch the 8th and 9th cars jumped the tracks. >> the train started to bump around a little bit and you know, it was
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
didn't see lightning. my daughter said some tree landed on us. >> reporter: tree pulled the gas line out of the meter sending a cloud into the neighborhood. >> then the police came and knocking on the door and saying that people have to evacuate gas leak is there. >> reporter: g era rd's mother lives in this home and despite the gas leak and damage she is all right. >> she is doing fine. she staying with us. she is in the house but shaken up. >> reporter: neighbors including wendy who works for pg&e stopped by to seat damage for themselves. >> my guess is what we did is -- jackhammered this open and turned the valve off to turn off the gas. >> reporter: crews have had a busy day. in oakland this tree game down at about midnight. it didn't pull down the power lines but left three cars trapped. >> we got up this morning and wanted to help the neighbors get the cars out. this is -- a lot of these are dropping right now. >> reporter: back here live in berkeley this pine tree is still blocking the avenue. crew also have to come back tomorrow with heavy equipment to get it out of the
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